Our relationships have the power to get us through this pandemic and through this election.

The COVID19 pandemic has been a lonely time for many of us. We’ve been asked to physically distance at a time when we need each other more than ever. And it’s not clear when things will get back to normal.

Where can we look for comfort and healing during these uncertain times? And what will enable us as a nation to get through this pandemic so we can once again get together with friends, neighbors, and co-workers?

The answer to both questions is our relationships with one another.

Strengthening our connections by reaching out and re-engaging with people we care…


Gratitude from the former U.S. surgeon general and executive director of Doctors for America

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Every day over the past few weeks, our thoughts have turned constantly to you, our friends and colleagues around the world. We have been in awe of your determination, courage, and sacrifices in the face of Covid-19, a global crisis the likes of which none of us have seen in our lifetimes. From Wuhan to Lombardy to cities and towns across the United States and beyond, we have watched doctors, nurses, and an array of health care workers racing to save lives under extraordinary circumstances. …

Drs. Vivek Murthy & Alice Chen

Physicians and public health leaders. Vivek served as the 19th US Surgeon General. Alice served as the Executive Director of Doctors for America.

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